Andrew Prior

The Importance of Shareholder Agreements for Small Businesses

April 7, 2014

In 2012, there were over 50,000 small businesses in the Thompson-Okanagan region.  The strength of the entrepreneurial spirit in our region reflects a general trend throughout British Columbia – the Province with the highest per capita rate of small business ownership in Canada. Entrepreneurs (and people who invest in their businesses by taking shares) are…

Improving Access to Justice will Depend on Properly Funding Legal Aid

January 14, 2014

There is a growing concern within our society and the legal profession over the increasing inability of average Canadians to access the justice system.  Improving access to justice will require innovations in a variety of areas, but an essential pillar of this will be the legal aid program funded largely by the Province, with limited…

Easing your ICBC Claim Pain

October 11, 2013

Article by:  Erika M. Swinton and Andrew Prior Obtaining compensation for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident can be frustrating. Careful documentation of the accident, your injuries, and related expenses helps ease the frustration. There are two main types of compensation arising from an accident, and both require proof of your losses. First, you…